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REVIEW When the Mountains Roared

I thought we'd live here forever But then I thought Mum would be here forever tooWhen Ruby's dad uproots her from Australia to set up a hotel in the mountains of India Ruby is devastated Not only are they living in a run d. The world isn t yours to take without thinking of other people You can t just hurt living things to get what you want 12 yr old Ruby has been scared of the dark since her mother died 18 months ago Her father doesn t talk about her mother much any and Ruby is scared they re forgetting her And then she comes home to find her father and grandmother packing She s told they have to leave Australia immediately to go and live in India Ruby knows it s not just because her father has a new job Still grieving furious with her dad and resistent to her new home Ruby gradually falls in love with Mount Durga and with the bountiful wildlife around the hotel her dad manages Together with Praveen a local boy and an entire menagerie of animals including a baby kangaroo Ruby sets out to save the elusive and beautiful leopards who inhabit the mountain This was a beautiful story about grieving and discovering your parents aren t gid but loving them anyway It was about friendship and had a very strong thread of adventure The setting was wonderful and full of authentic detail And the strong conservationist message was delivered with warmth and compassion I highly recommend this lovely mid grade novel Especially sincd having met Jess Butterworth I know a lot if the animal stories and adventures here have a basis in her own childhood

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When the Mountains Roared

Own building in the middle of the wilderness surrounded by scorpions bears and leopards but Ruby is sure that India will never truly feel like home not without her mum thereEver since her mum died Ruby has been afraid Of c. I m trying to read books with different cultures this year because I m tired of being an English person stuck in America where all the main characters are white and middle class This one is a children s book set in India and is a fantastic introduction to Indian culture for anyone wanting to learn about it The author has used her own experiences in life and written them into Ruby s story creating vivid characters and a great mysteryThere s some great themes here a love of animals poaching respect of other cultures and loss of a parent Ruby travels with her Dad to live in the Indian mountains running a direlict hotel that the locals shy away from Greiving the death of her mother and a move to another country would take it s toll on anyone and we see glimpses of that from flashbacks that Ruby hasPoaching is the main theme and it s devastating effects on the environment When Ruby discovers that the owners of the hotel are up to something she enlists her new friend Paveen and her Grandmother to help her investigate discovering about her new home of India along the way I do wish that we had learnt about Ruby s home of Australia as it wasn t mentioned that muchBlog Facebook Twitter

Jess Butterworth ¼ 7 SUMMARY

Ars Of the dark Of going to sleep and never waking up But then the last remaining leopards of the mountain are threatened and everything changes Ruby vows to do all she can to protect them if she can only overcome her fear. Cute middle grade that celebrates animals with a feisty protagonist and short snappy chapters I really enjoyed reading this


10 thoughts on “When the Mountains Roared

  1. says:

    'The world isn't yours to take without thinking of other people You can't just hurt living things to get what you want'12 yr old Ruby has been

  2. says:

    It's been a while since I've read a book and been totally engrossed in the story; thinking about it while I'm doing other things and itching to get back to find out what happens next Jess Butterworth's new book gave me thi

  3. says:

    I received this as a free ebook from Netgalley This does not affect my reviewJess Butterworth does it again This is a fantastic book I can't actually wait for it to come out; I'm taking my tablet in to school on World Book Day next

  4. says:

    So taken by this amazing book Set in the Himalayas it tells the story of Ruby who has to move suddenly from Australia to the moutains of the Himalayas in India Her family is going through a challenging time and have to re

  5. says:

    What an absolutely brilliant story Friendship standing up for what you believe in animals and adventure I absolutely devoured this in a few ho

  6. says:

    I'm trying to read books with different cultures this year because I'm tired of being an English person stuck in America where all the main char

  7. says:

    Cute middle grade that celebrates animals with a feisty protagonist and short snappy chapters I really enjoyed reading this

  8. says:

    This book is a very heartwarming book because it’s all about this girl called Ruby who moves to India from Australia Ever since her mum had died from a car accident Ruby has been afraid of the dark of cars and of going to sleep an

  9. says:

    This beautifully told story is perfect for animal loving children especially those interested in conservation and other cultures It also deals with Ruby’s grief over losing her mother her anger at her father the difficulties of moving to a

  10. says:

    The descriptions in this book are brilliant evoking the jungle and the animals there There's some horrifying descriptions of poaching but that's something we should be horrified about The ending was a little bit Scooby Doo; view spoilerconfronted by one photo implicating him the villain immediately confesses to everything including things there was no proof of hide spoiler